3uz rods...forged?

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    read an article recently that said the 3uz has forged rods and crank but cast pistons. can’t find anymore info on this, anyone know?
     
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    correction, says forged rods but says nothing about forged vs cast pistons

    always thought only the crank was forged
     
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    I think that article is incorrect, but will verify later. Toyota/Lexus have always used powder forged rods in their engines, and the pistons are the hypereutectic variety.
     

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